Play it again, Clint.
Eastwood is an accomplished pianist, having composed the scores for many of his own films, including Mystic River and Million Dollar Baby. Eastwood also played the piano part for the score of In the Line of Fire and sung over the credits of Gran Torino.
Gleeson has a love of traditional Irish music and is a skilled fiddle player. He has toured in his home country of Ireland, playing with other musicians and showcased his talent in the film Michael Collins, playing three tunes, ‘Bonaparte’s Retreat’, ‘Ruby with the Eyes that Sparkle’, and ‘Sittin on Top of the World.’
Arguably best known for his work as Aragorn in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mortensen is a diverse actor who also paints, writes poetry, speaks several languages and dabbles in music. He sings ‘The Lay of Beren and Luthien’ from The Fellowship of the Ring and has released three jazz CDs.
Martin has been working on mastering the banjo for most of his life. Since releasing his first album in 2010, Martin has toured the United States and appeared with his band on late night talk shows. In 2013, he won a Grammy Award for best American Roots song for ‘Love, Has Come For You.’
Sir Anthony Hopkins
Hopkins has played the piano for most of his life. He released an album of nine of his original works and film scores, which was subsequently performed by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Andrei Rieu performed one of his compositions, and named an album after a waltz that Hopkins composed, ‘And The Waltz Goes On.’
Grammer spent two years at the prestigious Juilliard performing arts conservatory, studying piano, and has a wonderful singing voice. He’s has performed in a number of shows, most notably for the musical number ‘Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs’ from the television series Frasier.
Pierce has appeared in some bonafide classics over the years, from Momento to L.A. Confidential to Priscilla Queen of the Dessert, but is also an accomplished singer. His mellifluous tones have been likened to a cross between Jeff Buckley and David Bowie. He released his debut album, ‘Broken Bones’, in 2014.